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over the years. there's two main categories they have. one is how to reduce the size of government, and the other half of it is this model legislation that's in the corporate good. in other words, there's a profit driven legislation. how can you open up a new market? how can you privatize something that can open up a market for a company? and between those two divisions you are kind of getting to the same end goal which is really kind of ultimate privatization of everything. >> mark pocan is something of an expert on alec. in fact, to learn as much about it as he could, he became a member. >> what i realized is if you join alec for a mere hundred dollars as a legislator you have the full access like any corporate member. >> he also took himself to an alec conference for a first-hand look. >> hi, i'm state representative mark pocan. welcome to my video blog. i'm outside the marriott on canal street in new orleans at the alec convention, american legislative exchange council. that was where you watch the interaction of a room full of lobbyists-free drinks, free cigars, wining, dining
need jobs, not moreailoutan bigger government. >>> today in washington, america's debt increased $3.5 billion. $3.5 billion every single day since john tester arrived in the u.s. senate. >> $3.5 billion more debt per day since mccaskill's been in office. tell claire to stop spending and cut the debt. >>> doesn't that make a travesty of the very meaning of social welfare? >> crossroads is an interesting example, because when they started, they came out and said, "we're american crossroads we're a group of republicans and conservatives." this was after citizens unid, 2010. "we need to change washington. we're going to be completely transparent. we're going to form one of these new super pacs, we're going to disclose all our donors." well, that's fair enough. i mean, if that's what the law allows them to do, at least they're disclosing. well, they didn't raise much money for the first month, two month, three months. suddenly, they had a new idea. "we're going to create a (c) (4), which is going to do the same thing, run by the same people, but it doesn't have to disclose its donors." t
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